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Join us for the 10th Annual Johnson Creek Clean-Up!

Our 10th Annual Johnson Creek Clean-Up is coming up soon! It’s next Saturday the 26th – make sure you’ve registered! Click HERE for the registration form and details. What-To-Bring pro tips: -Some cash: we’re having an awesome raffle! Details below. -A change of clothes for the journey home -Lawn games to share if you’ve got ’em! […]

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Volunteers needed: Salmon Celebration approaching!

SIGN UP for a 2-hour shift between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The 2017 Salmon Celebration will be held at Westmoreland Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.on Sunday, September 24. We need volunteers earlier that morning to set up tables and canopies, and afterwards to help with take down.  During the event itself, we need people to help with the […]

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Creek Cleanups in the 1970s

Though the Johnson Creek Cleanup celebrates its 10th anniversary on  August 26, previous generations had neighborhood cleanups going back at least to the early 1970s. “There was a group called the Oregon Yacht Club that started the cleanups,” recalls Don Carlson. “My company put a team together to improve the corporate image around the time […]

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Thousands of threatened Mussels Relocated!

This month, Johnson Creek Watershed council paired up with the Crystal Springs Partnership to relocate THOUSANDS of Floater mussels near Union Manor in Westmoreland! These freshwater mussels are listed as threatened by the state of Oregon. In Westmoreland, local populations were at risk due to an upcoming, federally-mandated culvert replacement project to be carried out […]

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Help Johnson Creek while you shop at Fred Meyer!

Are you a Fred Meyer shopper? If you are, you can help us earn donations from Fred Meyer by using your rewards card every time you shop. All you have to do is sign up for their community rewards program. ALREADY SIGNED UP? JULY 1 IS THE TIME TO RENEW for those of you who […]

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